The road to the White House
This week, Hillary Clinton will accept the Democratic nomination for President. It’s been a long time coming—her first quest for elected office began when her husband was still president. A look back at that first campaign, for the Senate, reveals her to be the same divisive, inevitable force she is today.
Have you caught them all?
Augmented reality technology is having a moment, with Pokemon Go captivating and distracting millions. It’s credited with getting people off their butts, and with putting them in harm’s way too. But then, Pokemon has always had that kind of effect. Here’s a look back at the craze during its first peak, when Canadian kids were trying to catch ‘em all.
Canada’s flower child
Melania Trump turned out to be a sensation at the Republican convention. Canada, of course, had its own first lady sensation back when Margaret Trudeau hit the campaign trail in 1974. June Callwood got the exclusive back then, and produced the definitive portrait. Whether she was a political punch line or a paparazzi fixture, the story reveals an endearing free spirit on the road to 24 Sussex.
This country is mostly empty, and so much great writing has been dedicated to exploring the land. In the spirit of the true north strong and free, this collection of eye-opening narratives travels back in time to the vast and spectacular vistas across our country.
As our gardens grow, so do our summer reading lists. Over the years, Maclean’s has published the work of literary giants, Canadian and otherwise, from Robert Service and Margaret Atwood, to F. Scott Fitzgerald and Mordecai Richler. Check out some of these unique ventures into our imagination.